October 22, 2019

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association recognises Tourism Excellence

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MIAMI (July 10, 2019) – St. Maarten hotel association executive Wyb Meijer, Aruban guest experience supervisor Berlinda Engelhardt, and Puerto Rican Security Supervisor Luis de Jesus were named among three Caribbean tourism industry stakeholders who have exemplified excellence across the region’s bread and butter industry. Meijer, Executive Director of the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA), […]

The View from Europe: Who owns tourism?

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By David Jessop From Caribbean News Now You will not find the word ‘over tourism’ in the Oxford English Dictionary. Despite this it is being used increasingly by tourism professionals around the world. It describes the experience of residents in locations where large numbers of visitors are seriously disrupting local lives, causing environmental damage, placing […]

The Caribbean has careered back in 2018

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Comment: The Caribbean has careered back in 2018 From Travel Weekly Region has largely recovered from last year’s two hurricanes, says Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association chief Frank Comito Most of the Caribbean is doing remarkably well this year, not least because more than 75% of the region was untouched by last autumn’s two hurricanes. […]

Caribbean hoteliers predict positive tourism performance for 2017

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Press Release:– THE BAHAMAS (February 8, 2017) – Caribbean tourism fared well in 2016 and industry stakeholders are generally upbeat about the year ahead, despite the fact that many hoteliers were forced to adjust their high performance expectations for 2016 as the year progressed due to unforeseen events. Announcing the results of the second annual […]

CHTA’s annual Marketplace kicks off

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By Gay Nagle Myers From Travel Weekly This week promises to be a busy one as delegates gather at Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace. The event allows Caribbean tourism stakeholders to meet face-to-face with wholesalers from around the world that sell Caribbean vacation travel. […]